Watching the waistline while watching the Cards win!

30 01 2009

Super Bowl Facts from fox news:
• By the time the final whistle blows at Super Bowl XLIII, they say, Americans will have downed 156 billion calories, mostly from greasy pizzas, fried chicken wings and beer.
• The typical Super Bowl party-goer consumes 1,300 calories through food alone — not including beer, soda and wine. It may be as much as 2,500 calories depending on the person and the party.
• One out of seven Americans orders take-out or restaurant-delivery food on Super Bowl Sunday. At least 58 percent order pizza, 50 percent scarf chicken wings and 20 percent go for a sub or sandwich.
• One in 20 Americans watch the Super Bowl at restaurants or bars.
• Americans double their average daily consumption of snacks on Super Bowl Sunday, consuming more than 33 million pounds of treats in one day.
• Super Bowl fans spend more than $50 million on food during the 4 days prior to the Super Bowl.
• An additional $11.8 million is sold in beer prior to Super Bowl Sunday
• Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest winter grilling day of the year.

 

Go for these goodies instead:

Light beer

Baked chicken tenders

Turkey chili

Baked chips and low cal/fat dip

pita bread and hummus

Thin  crust veggie pizza

In shell nuts

Fruit/veggies

GO CARDINALS!

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2 responses

31 01 2009
jenifriend

have fun with your super bowl day!! i will be enjoying fresh fruits and veggies to prepare myself for the big cleanse.

GO STEELERS!!

31 01 2009
fitnessbarbie

Normally I would go for the Steelers, but it was you know who’s favorite team. AND I’m in AZ right now and live in glendale where the cardinals stadium actually is so….

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